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About Fresno, California

Fresno has indeed come a long way since it was founded in 1856 after the historic California Gold Rush. The city of Fresno is California’s fifth largest city and it serves as the economic hub of both the Fresno County and the San Joaquin Valley in the state. Located right at the heart of Central California’s San Joaquin Valley, Fresno is bordered by three of the most famous National Parks in the world: the Kings Canyon, Sequoia, and Yosemite National Parks. The fertile soil in the region has made Fresno County ideal for agriculture. It has also become a prime destination for tourists because of its breathtaking landscape, picturesque scenery, amazing attractions, and many exciting annual events. Fresno offers many possibilities especially for outdoor activities. If you are into biking, for example, the Woodward Park is the perfect place to go. You can also go to the Sierra Nevada Mountains if you want to go hiking or trekking. If you are into hunting, boating, white water rafting, kayaking, horseback riding, or fishing, there are certain places in Fresno you can go to. You can also take drives in the county to enjoy the beautiful scenery. You can also soak in some culture with Fresno’s ArtHop in the many galleries, museums, and cultural art venues in the city. You can also participate in wine tasting activities or go to the different amusement and water parks. Visiting the many animal and wildlife sanctuaries in the city is another option. Whatever activity you want to indulge in, whether you are with friends or family, there is surely a place in Fresno you can go to.

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